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Arizona's smoking rate takes huge drop

The number of Arizonans who smoke is dropping sharply, and experts are attributing the decline to new laws that limit the use of tobacco and the higher cost of cigarettes. A new federal study shows that about 170,000 of the state's adult residents kicke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 29, 2016 18:43
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Percentage of adult Arizonans who smoke dips to 15.3 percent

The Arizona Department of Health Services says the percentage of smokers as of 2014 was at an all-time low of 15.3 percent. That's down a percentage point from the rate in 2013. Tobacco prevention and cessation
Arizona Daily Sun
added Oct 27, 2015 20:07
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[Arizona] Tempe weighs ban on smoking while children are in car

Smoking with kids in car ban would fine drivers $50 per child Proposed ordinance would be the first of its kind in Arizona Critics say proposed law wouldn't protect kids from second-hand smoke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Apr 28, 2015 13:26
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[Arizona] Not gonna quit: Older smokers enjoy taking a puff

millions of Americans still light up. And a lot of them are the Green Valley crowd.... "Right now, we are very focused on the younger smokers and want to stop them as early as possible," Stumpf said. "It's not that the older smokers should be neglected, b
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 20, 2014 05:32
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[Arizona] WANG: Tobacco-free campus initiative campaign fails to catch eye of students

SHAC needs to start utilizing different mechanisms to attract the attention of college students. A campus-wide smoke-free policy will be difficult enough to enforce, so if the entire student population is not aware of this movement, or in support of it, t
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Mar 27, 2013 09:32
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[Indiana] Arizona State University to go completely tobacco-free at all its campuses in August

AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 14:54
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[Arizona] MCCCD begins campus-wide smoking, tobacco use ban

A new smoking and tobacco ban is in place at all Maricopa County Community College District facilities.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2012 15:11
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[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08
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CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22
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Anti-litter groups: Cigarette butts trash Arizona freeways

The cigarettes that are detrimental to your health are also littering Arizona freeways, creating eyesores, leaching chemicals and causing a fire hazard. Cigarette butts account for more than 40 percent of the litter tossed on U.S. highways, according to
TucsonSentinel.com
added Feb 3, 2016 20:39
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